East Lake Education Building Reaches Final County Supervisors’ Approval Stage

Just over the past handful of years, Osceola’s East Lake Park has undergone a facelift like no other recreational camping area in south central Iowa. Scott Kent, Director of Clarke County Conservation will be taking the next exciting development to the Clarke County Supervisors for a vote of support. The Education center is on the final stages for financial approval and community support will play a big part in making this development happen.
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Water Works Board Passes Section 2 Water Conservation Ordinance

Osceola Water Works board recently approved an increase the water conservation ordinance to Section 2, addressing ongoing drought conditions throughout the community. This ordinance means further conservation efforts will be required from all Osceola Water Works customers.
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Clarke County Hospital Uses Telligen Community Initiative Funding to Support Health Education for Local High School Students

Clarke County Hospital’s “Grow Your Own” initiative recently received some support and encouragement through a generous donation from The Telligen Group out of Des Moines. In partnership with SWCC, CCH developed the program to offer Health Occupations and Certified Nursing Assistant classes to CCSD students.
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Osceola Water Works Launches EPA-Driven Research for Lead Water Lines

A recent EPA directive has started a research project by the team at Osceola Water Works, documenting lead water lines for future reduction. As data is gathered, strategies will be developed for the eventual replacement of lead water lines.
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Clarke’s New Superintendent: Committed to Collaboration and Growth

As the new school year prepares to kick off, The Clarke Community School District will be under new leadership. Mr. DeVore, the new Clarke Superintendent, officially took the helm for the district in the first week of July and is already making big progress.

Being the first Clarke Superintendent to take up residence in the community in more than a decade, the signs of commitment and longevity have quickly been established.

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Visioning Session Continues Impressive Community Response

Thursday night, at an open house at Revelton Distillery, local leadership and the community gathered to discuss and add more ideas for for the future development of the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The event was very well attended and many exciting ideas were exchanged.

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New HS Principal, Blazevich to Focus on Building Community, Increasing Successes

Clarke Community Schools welcomes new HS Principal, Mr. Joseph Blazevich to the administration team. With a 30+ year history of community leadership and educational excellence, Mr. Blazevich is looking forward to leading Clarke into the future.
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Dry Spring Raises Osceola Water Concerns

With less-than-expected rainfall through this Spring and forecasts of a dry Summer ahead, the Osceola Water Works Board is concerned about the available water supply in West Lake. In their July meeting the board will be discussing the Water Conservation Plan and what will need to be done to assure safe and abundant water for the customers.
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Discovery Leads to Next Steps on Comprehensive Plan: A Vision for Osceola

After their initial discovery phase, the City of Osceola is embarking on the next stage in their comprehensive planning strategy. City leadership, business owners, and stakeholders across Osceola plan to come together in a public visioning session where they’ll review initial input and look to gather more suggestions from the community to help guide the 2045 comprehensive plan.
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osceola water main construction public notice

United Farmers Cooperative and Osceola Water Works have partnered to relocate a public water main pipe from the Cooperative’s property to Main Street, (Highway 69).

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